Blitzkrieg Bop Introduction
About the Song
|Artist||The Ramones||Musician(s)||Joey Ramone (vocals), Johnny Ramone (guitar), Dee Dee Ramone (bass, vocals), Tommy Ramone (drums)|
|Writer(s)||Tommy Ramone, Johnny Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, and Joey Ramone|
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On the ChartsThe Ramones never really achieved much commercial success. Their first eponymous album, in which "Blitzkrieg Bop" appeared, did not even crack the charts.
Their fifth album, End of the Century, which was produced by Phil Spector, reached #44 on the charts. This was their most commercially successful album.
Despite the lack of mainstream commercial success, the Ramones have received numerous accolades for their widespread influence. Spin magazine named them the second-greatest band of all time, trailing only the Beatles.
Rolling Stone ranked The Ramones #26 on their list of the Greatest Artists of All Time.
Pitchfork ranked Ramones as the #23 album of the 1970s.
The album Ramones was ranked #33 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.